Ben McCarthy – Media Trainer
Ben McCarthy was originally trained by the BBC and over a fifteen year period worked for the three UK networks, ITN, Sky and BBC News as a correspondent and a presenter. During this time he was involved in writing, producing and presenting reports and features for both news bulletins and longer format programmes. He covered stories in the UK and abroad, including the 9/11 attacks from New York and Washington and the conflict in Iraq.
In 2004 he joined the global communications agency, Porter Novelli, working as Media Director across all practice areas for almost four years. He now works as a specialist communications consultant focusing on media, crisis communications and presentation training. Working mainly in Europe and the Middle East his clients include AstraZeneca, DSM, easyJet, IHG, Starbucks, Swiss International Airlines and Tom Tom.